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Intro to Jewelry Making for Youth

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Summer Session at EPCC Valle Verde Campus

Saturdays running 6-9-18 through 7-14-18 from 1:30-3:30 PM. PLD-608 (section #31655). Fee: $69.00

Have you been dazzled by trendy jewelry designs and thought “I can make that for much less!”? This beginner level jewelry making class for youth is a cool introduction to fashion trends and designer skills. Learn a sparkly new hobby while making stylish gifts for your besties. You will gain the skills needed to make your own custom wire wrapped and bead strung jewelry, including: how to use jewelry making tools, discovering basic wire wrapping & stringing techniques, designing your pieces, creating your own components and findings. You will also learn about valuable beading resources and quality suppliers. By the end of this fun course, you will have created a handmade jewelry set to include earrings, wrap style transformable anklet/bracelet/ necklace, ring, washer pendant and a name necklace.

Supplies (students purchase themselves or as kits from instructor):
1. Artistic wire in silver tone or gold tone color: 20 gauge. {1
2. Lobster or toggle clasp {2}
3. Petite chain for name necklace {16-20 inches}
4. Ear wires (clip-on, fish hook/French style, kidney, or lever back
5. Other findings: 6-7mm jump rings {10-20}, size 2 crimp tubes &
3-5mm size crimp covers {2 each}
6. 4-8mm petite beads {5-6 various strands}
7. Metal charms {2-6}
8. Metal washer {1}
9. Bead stringing wire: 7-strand {1 spool} and/ or cording

Kits will be $15 if purchased from instructor.